“It’s a little bit of a weird situation, but I don’t know that the guys that are in the locker room understand what that means,” Bears coach John Fox said.
“We’ve been in it for a long time.
It’s not something we talk about.
We’ll keep it the same.
We’ve got the guys on it.
They have been with us forever.
We’re the ones who have been using it, and that’s the way it’s going to go.”
The Bears are expected to keep the same wheelset they used for four seasons in Chicago before the lockout.
It is the same one they used when they won two Super Bowls and the Super Bowl MVP in the 2009 season.
They’ve had to re-invent the wheel since.
The wheelset used in Chicago is the one they use for the regular season and the playoffs.
Fox said the Bears will have to keep changing wheels and have to use the same ones for the playoffs as well.
“We don’t want to do it like we did in 2009,” Fox said, referring to the 2009 playoffs when the Bears used the same wheel for three straight games.
“I think it’s better to keep it that way for the first three weeks of the playoffs.”
The Ravens won their first playoff game with the wheel in 2010.
“It wasn’t the easiest thing to get, but it worked out well for us,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said.